Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 31 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.15% 1.26% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.29% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 20
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% -2.22% +23.63%
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1395 1314 1332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.19% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1171 1191
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,800 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (93.55%) .NET
3 27 (87.10%) HTML
4 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
5 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
6 23 (74.19%) MVC
7 21 (67.74%) IIS
7 21 (67.74%) SQL
7 21 (67.74%) XML
8 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
8 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
8 17 (54.84%) Telerik
8 17 (54.84%) Ajax
8 17 (54.84%) QA
8 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (54.84%) jQuery
8 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) CSS3
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
11 6 (19.35%) Physics
11 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
11 6 (19.35%) Node.js
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) BDD

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (67.74%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) HTML
3 21 (67.74%) XML
4 17 (54.84%) Ajax
4 17 (54.84%) jQuery
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 6 (19.35%) CSS3
7 6 (19.35%) HTML5
7 6 (19.35%) Node.js
7 6 (19.35%) RESTful
8 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
8 4 (12.90%) DHTML
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) WPF
8 4 (12.90%) XSL
9 3 (9.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) MVC
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) Physics
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Cryptography
5 4 (12.90%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
5 6 (19.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Telerik
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft